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Alexander LINDSAY

Regimental number8844
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolGoulburn Public School, Burk St, New South Wales
OccupationRailway clerk
Address'Blair Athol', Young Street, Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Robert Wilson Lindsay, 'Blair Athol', Young Street, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death29.2
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 19), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert LINDSAY, Spencer Street, Albury, New South Wales and Sarah ADDISON (his wife).

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